The US military announced today (Saturday) that an F-16 fighter crashed in an agricultural area in southern Seoul, South Korea, during a training mission, stressing that investigations are underway to find out the causes of the crash.
And the US Air Force said, in a statement, that the pilot ejected and left safely before the fighter crashed and was transferred to the nearest hospital, indicating that an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter plane crashed in an agricultural area near Osan Air Base at approximately 09:45 am in Gongye County. .
He indicated that the incident occurred during a routine training mission and an investigation is underway.
There are 28,500 US troops in South Korea to help protect it from North Korea.